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Whoopie Pies Recipe

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This recipe for Whoopie Pies, by , is from The Beach Club Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

The Crabtree Family
Added: Sunday, April 27, 2008


For the cakes, mix in the order given in a large mixing bowl:

1 cup margarine
2 cups sugar
2 eggs (whole)
2 egg yolks

Mix together before adding to mixture:
1 cup sour milk **
1 tsp. baking powder
4 cup flour
1 cup cocoa
tsp. salt
1 cup hot water

Filling: Beat these ingredients until fluffy.
2 egg whites
1 tsp. vanilla
cup flour
cup milk
1 cup Crisco shortening
4 cups 10X powdered sugar

Drop generous teaspoonful on a greased baking sheet (about 2 inches apart) and bake at 350 for approximately 15 minutes. Cool before filling.

For filling: Place filling between two similarly shaped cakes, sandwich style. Wrap individually in Saran Wrap or sandwich bags.

**To make sour milk, measure 1 T. vinegar in a 1 cup measuring cup, then fill with milk) and 1 tsp. baking soda

Makes about 2-3 dozen pies, depending on size.




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